Children/Youth

'Making the Case' Tool: A Parent's Advocacy Guide

The goal of this supplemental guide is to specifically help parents build a solid case for having choral music as part of the school curriculum. Working with your child’s teacher and other partners, use this information to encourage school boards and administrators to begin, revive, or expand your child’s school choral program.

'Making the Case' Tool: Partnerships Between Schools and Independent Youth Choirs

Chorus America’s member choruses all across North America are leading the way in working with school music programs to support, revive, or expand choral
music education. Here are some examples of how our members are creatively partnering with schools.

'Making the Case' Tool: Choral Singing and Student Achievement Fact Sheet

In the 21st century, America’s manufacturing-driven economy is being replaced by a creative economy. President Obama is calling for a “complete and competitive education” to ensure our place in the global economy. How do the arts—and choral music specifically—help prepare our students to meet these challenges?

Singing in the Schools: Putting Education in Chorus DNA

Winner of Chorus America’s 2010 Education Outreach Award, Chanticleer demonstrates how to grow an education program that touches the lives of the next generation of singers

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Chorus Impact Study

How Children, Adults, and Communities Benefit from Choruses

Chorus America's landmark study on the impact of choral singers of all ages on the communities in which they live. The study tracks a marked increase in the number of singers across the USA, it also collects data on the impact of choral singing on children and youth for the first time.

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Chorus Impact Study: Executive Summary

The key findings from the 2009 Chorus Impact Study.

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'Chorus Impact Study' Tool: The Impact on Children & Youth PowerPoint

A PowerPoint presentation that presents positive data about the impact of choral singing on children and youth, as reported in the 2009 Chorus Impact Study.

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